Mastering a the art of modern bedroom ideas is easier said than done. People often think that it’s as simple as throwing together a few minimalist furnishings, but there’s a great deal of thought and planning that goes into creating a clean, beautiful, and functional space. So much more than the way it looks, a bedroom is about how it feels, and how it makes you feel. There are tricks to getting this right, tricks that these experts just happen to have up their sleeves. Below, designers share their best advice tips for curating the ultimate modern bedroom.   

1. RAISE THINGS UP

modern bedroom design with raised plinth

Design by Studio Carol Egan

(Image credit: Richard Powers)

Designer Carol Egan of Studio Carol Egan pumped up the volume in what was originally a mundane beach house bedroom by painting the lower half of the walls in a fun yellow and then designing a dramatic matching headboard that spans the width of the room.